EU wildlife laws saved – Help us make sure the protection remains after Brexit

21st December 2016

We are asking everyone who cares about bats to contact their local MP

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Bat Roost Mitigation and Compensation

20th December 2016

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) have recently published a report entitled 'Bats and Licensing: A report on the success of maternity roost compensation measures'

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2017 Professional training course programme

16th December 2016

Bookings are now open for 2017 professional training courses

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Bearing Witness for Wildlife Crime - Investigations project update

28th November 2016

Two exciting bits of news regarding the investigations project

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Help defend the legislation that protects bats

10th November 2016

Since the June Brexit referendum , BCT has been working internally and with other NGOs on how best to respond. Over the coming months and years we will be working hard to ensure that the legal protection of bats and their habitats is not weakened as the UK negotiates its exit from the European Union (EU).

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New leaflet available: Bat Rehabilitation – How to get involved

New leaflet available: Bat Rehabilitation – How to get involved

27th October 2016

We would like to announce that a new leaflet, Bat Rehabilitation – How to get involved, is now available from BCT.

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Wanted: Song flighting parti-coloured bats

17th October 2016

Our colleagues in the Netherlands are on the hunt for the song flight calls of parti-coloured bats and have asked if bat workers in the UK can keep a look out when analysing calls this autumn (and perhaps keep using your bat detectors for a bit a longer than normal into the autumn and winter!)

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New Stand at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre

29th September 2016

BCT's Built Environment Project now has a permanent stand covering a range of built environment and bat conservation awareness issues at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre

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Meet the winners of the Vincent Weir and Pete Guest Awards 2016

22nd September 2016

We are very happy to announce that the winner of the Vincent Weir Award 2016 is Dr. Rachael Cooper-Bohannon and for the Pete Guest Award 2016 the winner is James Shipman.

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